Beauty

Angelina Jolie Fronts Guerlain's Most Lavish Launch

Jolie has known the brand since childhood, as her mother used its iris-and-violet-scented powder.

clock 3hJennifer Weil

Fashion

Clash of the Titans: Karl and Meryl

The versions of the "canceled dress" story told by Meryl Streep's publicist and by Karl Lagerfeld are both believable — and consistent.

clock 20hBridget Foley

Fashion

Giorgio Armani to Restructure Brands

The designer will cease the Armani Collezioni and Armani Jeans brands.

clock 20hLuisa Zargani

Luxury Sportswear Draws Retailers at Pitti Uomo

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Overview

Despite the patchy economic environment, a feel-good energy pulsed through the Pitti Immagine Uomo trade fair, reflecting an optimistic outlook from vendors for 2013. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Alexander McQueen Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexander McQueen Men’s RTW Fall 2013

This dramatic collection may have been rich with references to British heritage weaves and fabrics, but it was forward-looking and utterly fresh.

clock January 8, 2013WWD Staff

A sketch from Brendan Mullane's first men's collection.

Designer and Luxury

Brioni’s Brendan Mullane Looked to Past for Future Direction

Now owned by PPR, brand preps for first collection under men’s creative director Brendan Mullane.

clock January 9, 2013Luisa Zargani

Textiles

Isaia to Offer New Collection

Luxury men’s brand said it will introduce Eidos, a younger-skewed and lower-priced tailored clothing and furnishings collection, for fall 2013.

clock January 9, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

The Joseph Abboud Red Label line is an outgrowth of the brand's runway looks, seen here.

Designer and Luxury

Joseph Abboud Goes Upscale With Red Label Launch

The line, manufactured in partnership with Italy’s Cipriani SpA, made its debut at Pitti Uomo in Florence this week.

clock January 9, 2013David Lipke

G-Star Raw

Sportswear

This and That From Pitti Uomo

Highlights from the men’s exhibitions in Florence.

clock January 10, 2013WWD Staff

Brunello Cucinelli

Retail

Luxury Sportswear Draws Retailers at Pitti Uomo

Heritage patterns in suits, technical outerwear and creative knitwear seen as key opportunities for fall.

clock January 9, 2013Katya Foreman and Alessandra Turra and Gordon Sorlini

The cover of Lapo Elkann's book, "Le regole del mio stile."

Designer and Luxury

Lapo Elkann Mulling IPO for Italia Independent

Founder is is hoping to develop the brand globally and is considering either a public offering or selling a stake to a “foreign group or individual.”

clock January 9, 2013Luisa Zargani

Tommy Hilfiger with models sporting the fall collection.

Designer and Luxury

Tommy Hilfiger Unveils Revamped Tailored Collection in London

Formerly under license with Holy Fashion Group but now in-house, Tailored features day, evening, work and weekend wear.

clock January 10, 2013Samantha Conti

Agi & Sam for MAN Men's RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Features

London Men’s Shows Finding Their Footing

The city’s second edition of London Collections: Men sparked some controversy, due to its timing, but also created fans.

clock January 10, 2013Samantha Conti

Alber Elbaz

Other

Alber Elbaz Honored at YMA Dinner

You could have heard a pin drop when the Lanvin artistic director accepted his award at the YMA FSF Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Dinner.

clock January 10, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Christian Louboutin

Fashion

Louboutin & the Law: Switzerland Turns Down Red Soles Trademark Request

clock 4hRobert Williams

Social Studies